Costa Rica 4x4 travel package - Costa Rica Driving Tour: Explore the biodiversity of the Costa Rica rainforest and the isolated beaches of the South Pacific, go at your own pace driving a 4x4 car
Package #2 - (09 days/ 08 nights) San Jose- Turrialba -Ballena Bay -Manuel Antonio National park- San Jose
Upon arrival to Juan Santamaría International airport, our driver will meet and transfer you to San José. Overnight at Boutique Jade Hotel. 30 cozy rooms built around a tropical, peaceful indoor courtyard. Boutique Hotel Jade, under European Management, offers a relaxing and comfortable environment for your stay in San Jose whether it’s for business or for pleasure.
Day 02: San José/ Turrialba
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick a Daihatsu Bego 4x4 up at your hotel to continue to Turrialba. Turrialba is a small farming town of about 60,000 people lies in an area 65 k (45 miles) east of San Jose. The valleys and mountains in this part of Costa Rica are known for their rich, fertile soil and majestic mountain scenery.
Day 03: Turrialba/ Pacuare River Rafting
Breakfast. Pacuare River Rafting: The Pacuare River is ranked as one of the top five rivers in the world to white water raft. What earns the Pacuare River this acclaim is its eighteen miles of class III and class IV rapids and some of the most breathtaking scenery in all of Costa Rica. You will enjoy the thrill of the rapids, as well as the natural beauty that surrounds the river such as cascading waterfalls and a variety of tropical flora and fauna. We provide experienced, specialized rafting guides, top of the line equipment, and a day full of safe and exciting adventures on the Rio Pacuare.We begin the tour near the town of Tres Equis; one hour East of Turrialba. Before entering the river, our guides give an important safety talk, familiarizing rafters with the necessary commands and safety instructions that you will need on the river. After practicing all of the commands and drills you will start rafting the river. As well as enjoying the thrill of the rapids, we also stop along to way to hike up waterfalls located in hidden canyons and to better enjoy some of the wildlife that we see along the way. Halfway through the tour we stop at our camp which is located on a hillside in a bend of the river so you have a tremendous view of the Pacuare and the surrounding mountains.
Day 04: Turrialba/ Marino Ballena National Park
Breakfast. Departure to Marino Ballena National Park, located in the Southern Pacific, this National Park was created to protect the humpback whales that frequent from the northern and southern hemispheres. Overnight at La Cusinga Lodge. This is a coastal rain forest ecolodge dedicated to marine and terrestrial conservation and environmental education. Its location provides guests with sweeping ocean views and a relaxing beach vacation. In addition, La Cusinga is part of a private nature reserve that supplies the visitor with an unparalleled look at Costa Rican wildlife and rain forest.
Day 05: Marino Ballena National Park
Breakfast.Snorkeling and kayaking tour: We will launch the kayaks at Playa Arco. Along the way we may stop to watch birds, monkeys, sloth’s, etc. Aside from exuberant flora and fauna you will also see breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. At the put-in, our bilingual guides will tell you all about the park's history and teach you important safety techniques. We do our best to make sure that you get what you expect from the tour and will provide you the safest equipment available. An easy 45 minutes paddle brings us to Ballena Island where a lunch of fruit and cold drinks in tropical style will be provided. We will then snorkel around the island, observing the richest marine fauna in the area. Or, if you prefer, you may choose to simply relax on the island and explore the numerous caves. After an adventurous day we’ll paddle back to Playa Arco and return to the hotel. Overnight at La Cusinga Lodge.
Day 06: Marino Ballena National Park/ Manuel Antonio National Park
Breakfast. Departure to Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most beautiful parks in our country, in Manuel Antonio you can hike in the trails and also enjoy a beautiful beach where you can swim. Overnight at Mango Moon Resort, which offers amazing views of the Ocean.
Día 07: Manuel Antonio National Park
Breakfast. Free day to enjoy the beach and the area. Overnight at Mango Moon Resort.
Día 08: Manuel Antonio National Park/ San José
Breakfast. Departure to San José. Drop the car off at your hotel. Overnight at Boutique Jade Hotel.
Día 09: San Jose/ Flight back home
Breakfast. Transfer to Juan Santamaria International Airport for your flight back home.
Rate: from $ 1023.00 per person based on double occupancy
Rates in US dollars valid just for this quotation
Note: Guarantee deposit for the rent of the car $750,00 with credit card.
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